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What Are Cookies

Common practice is with almost all professional websites to use cookies, so this site uses cookies too, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your web browsing. Reading this page you will find out what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also tell you where to look, so as you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or ‘break’ certain elements of the functionality of this site.

For more general information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies…

 How I Use Cookies

Below you will read that I use cookies for a variety of reasons. in most  cases, unfortunately,  there are no standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

 Disabling Cookies

By adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this), you can prevent the function of cookies. However be aware that disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of the this site and many other websites that you visit. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

 Cookies that exist in this site

Third Party Cookies

In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web and Statcounter for helping me to understand how you use my site and find out ways, so as to improve your browsing into it. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on this site and the pages that you visit so I can continue to produce interesting content.

For more information on Google Analytics and Statcounter cookies, see their official pages.

I also use social media buttons and/or plugins on my site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. To work these social media sites including Facebook, they will set cookies through my site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.

More Information

I hope that all the above info has clarified things for you and as was previously mentioned if there is something that you aren’t sure whether you need cookies or not, it’s usually safer to leave them enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on my site. However if you are still looking for more information then you can contact me through my mail form by clicking here.